• The Colosseum 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
    • Interior of Colosseum 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The Colosseum, which could sit 50,000 people for the games, was reputedly the site for the martyrdom of many early Christians. However, it should be noted that there is no contemporary literary or iconographic evidence for ...
    • The Colosseum and Arch of Constantine 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Shown here are the crowds for the papal presence at the Colosseum on Good Friday. A commemoration not only of the crucifixion of Christ but also of those who suffered martyrdom: "I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake ...